Longmont Man Arrested After Pipe Bombs Found in Home

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Longmont, Colo. (AP) Police say seven pipe bombs, a World War I-era anti-aircraft shell and material to make explosive devices have been found in a Longmont man's home.

Authorities say 45-year-old Steven Wilson was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of possessing explosive devices. Federal and local authorities neutralized the pipe bombs. A team from the Fort Carson army base checked the anti-aircraft shell and said it was
inert.

Police Sgt. Tim Lewis says an investigation into Wilson began after someone reported seeing the devices in his home. Police have talked to Wilson's former employer after reports that Wilson had made threats toward the employer.

Lewis didn't know the employer's name. He says Wilson is being held in the Boulder county jail.


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